Peek at a Painting

By | 2016-12-15T23:37:42+00:00 April 23rd, 2013|Categories: Art/Artists, Custom Details, Design Around The World, MONDAYS Peek at a LiLu Project|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

by Lauren Setum, Allied Member ASID It often seems that art is an after-thought for many people when it comes to their interior spaces. Today, however, we'll look at why it should be one of the first considerations when thinking about a design scheme. Custom pieces, in particular, can make a space feel extra personal, and I have [...]

A Design to Remember

By | 2016-12-15T23:39:00+00:00 March 6th, 2013|Categories: According to LiLu, Art/Artists, Design Around The World, Design We Admire, Inspiring People|Tags: , , |

by Lauren Setum, Allied Member ASID The 'Women's History Month' theme this week got me thinking about designs (created by women) that have truly endured the test of time. One in particular came to mind for its powerful yet restrained concept that successfully paid tribute to an honorable group of Americans. The Vietnam Memorial was [...]

Hello, 2013!

By | 2016-12-15T23:40:34+00:00 January 3rd, 2013|Categories: According to LiLu, Art/Artists, Fashion|Tags: , , , , , , |

by Lauren Setum, Allied Member ASID Well, if anyone here in Minneapolis was 'dreaming of a white new year's', you got your wish. It looked like a snow globe out there for a while yesterday! In keeping with the theme that the weather seems to be dictating, I thought today would be a perfect time to [...]

Creative Counting

By | 2016-12-15T23:40:49+00:00 December 12th, 2012|Categories: According to LiLu, Art/Artists, Cool Products, Fabulous Furniture|Tags: , , , , , |

by Lauren Setum, Allied Member ASID Check out these great tables, from Bolier here at IMS. I think for today, a 1 & 2 would be appropriate! Artist: Andrew MacGuffie Dealer: NKS ARTSOURCE

Art Galleries Around Town

By | 2016-12-15T23:41:15+00:00 November 28th, 2012|Categories: According to LiLu, Art/Artists, Design Around Town, Design Centers, Get Inspired, Inspiring People|

By Christina Winter, Allied Member ASID One of the great joys of being an interior designer is that we get to look and scope out art during our work day.  Visting Galleries, meeting artists and even being able to see their studios and how they work, discussing comissioned work for our clients and surrounding ourselves [...]

The Thanksgiving Story

By | 2016-12-15T23:41:25+00:00 November 21st, 2012|Categories: Art/Artists, Cool Products, Lighting|Tags: , , , |

by Lauren Setum, Allied Member ASID Twas the day before Thanksgiving, and all through the city Not a hostess was ready, oh what a pity! The gourds were arranged on the table with care Could they be the meal the family would share? But the children had anticipated this celebration for weeks They'd even helped [...]

Peek at a Performance

By | 2016-12-15T23:41:51+00:00 October 30th, 2012|Categories: Art/Artists, Get Inspired, MONDAYS Peek at a LiLu Project|Tags: , , , , , , |

by Lauren Setum, Allied Member ASID If I weren't an interior designer, I'd be a ballerina. Because it's just that simple, right?! Nevertheless, I stand by my statement that falsely implies that quadruple turns and grand jetes are super easy. While I have the utmost respect for the sultry style of Bob Fosse and rhythms of [...]

Finishing Touches

By | 2016-12-15T23:44:28+00:00 July 22nd, 2012|Categories: Art/Artists, Cool Products, Design Around The World, Fashion, FRIDAYS LiLu Look of the Day|Tags: , , , , , , , |

by Lauren Setum, Allied Member ASID Today's Look of the Day features beautiful products with a great story behind them. "House of Talents was established by Kate Herzog in June, 2009. Kate is originally from Ghana, West Africa and taught herself how to read at the age of ten. She dedicated herself to achieving an [...]

Local News

By | 2016-12-15T23:44:34+00:00 July 22nd, 2012|Categories: According to LiLu, Art/Artists, Design Around Town|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

by Lauren Setum, Allied Member ASID A happy, fresh space needs artwork of the same essence. If you're in the Twin Cities area, you don't have to look far to find it. The city is filled with talented local artists. Today, we're focusing on one in particular: Christina Hankins. An excerpt from her bio is [...]

Fashion Runways

By | 2016-12-15T23:46:25+00:00 April 25th, 2012|Categories: Art/Artists, Design Around Town, Fashion, Inspiring People|Tags: , , , , , , , |

By LuAnne Silvia, ASID Our Inspring Design Series is just that, designed to inspire. At LiLu we like to share our passion for all things designed and ignite a creative spark in others. And we like hosting events! This Wednesday we will be hosting Fashion + Interiors featuring our unique fashion runway. We also love attending [...]